Tag Archives: language

Writing Prompt November 13 – Abecedarian – It All Makes Sense….

One said to the other, “this is nonsense.” The other said to the other, “no it’s an alphabet. Therefore, it must make sense. Alphabets are like that. Sensible. A way forward.” “Can’t make head nor tails of it,” said one, … Continue reading

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Wordle #114 “June 20th, 2016” Elderberry Wine

This week’s words: Elderberry Climate Atrabilious (gloomy; morose; melancholy; morbid.irritable; bad-tempered; splenetic.) .License Singe Dream Obstruct Cerise (moderate to deep red) Fugitive Hesitation Random Length ‘I have been a fugitive from love for so long. My atrabilious sense of self … Continue reading

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#SoCS May 14/16 Two Letter Words

This week: Start and end your post with a two-letter word. To the uninitiated it came as quite a surprise to learn that two letter words are not as easy to use as you might think. Yes there are many … Continue reading

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Open Link Night # 172 – Word Market

There was a man who went to the Sunday word market He ventured for the first time Among poets and wordsmiths. He trod cautiously feeling out of his depth For here were academics, learned and wise people All vying for … Continue reading

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#Maydays Prompt – Books

Today’s #maydays prompt – books. They sit upon my shelves Repositories of knowledge Escapes into fantasy Rollicking tales of adventure Calming tomes of meditation. They are part of my life From childhood I buried myself Inside the words of great … Continue reading

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FLASH FICTION FOR THE PURPOSEFUL PRACTITIONER: WEEK #9 – 2016 – Language

Image: http://publicdomainarchive.com/public-domain-images-vintage-kids-toys-books-fisherprice/ The opening sentence:  “Nothing is ever as easy as it looks.” It was those words that echoed in my mind from day one. Understanding their language didn’t seem all that hard. After all it was a series of grunts … Continue reading

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SoCS January 24/15 – Most/Least

Badge by: Doobster @ Mindful Digressions This week’s prompt is: “most/least.”    It was a time of the most of things and the least of things. At least that was how I was feeling when I saw this prompt. Over … Continue reading

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